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AFTER WATCHING PHILADELPHIA

I love this movie. ‘Phildelphia (1993)’, for those unacquainted with this masterpiece, is loosely based on a true story of a lawyer (in the movie, Andrew Beckett), fired, in spite of his ability to serve his clients with excellence by his employer, Wyatt & Wheeler (I believe this is the name of the fictional law […]

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THE CLIMATE CHANGE DENIER-IN-CHIEF

Already it has been nearly 20 years since the Kyoto Agreement was first signed (however ultimately failed), but the threat global warming presents to our global society only seeks to increase by the year. With 3 consecutive years of record-breaking global temperatures behind us, any sane person would rightfully be concerned about the state of […]

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WHY DID THIS HAVE TO HAPPEN?

I woke up painfully yesterday, fazed about the upcoming DELF exam, to the brisk vibration of my phone – surprisingly, it was a notification from Colgate. What could they possibly need this time? The words ‘armed man’ sent me into a frantic state of panic. Never in my life in South Korea (or Canada) have […]

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IS THIS THE GANGNAM I KNEW BEFORE?

SEOUL – Gangnam. A busy district of over 500 thousand people. A place where the avenues are large enough to fit possible at least 3 full-sized school buses lengthwise. Where one of Seoul’s busiest stations, Gangnam Station, welcomes more or less millions of commuters every single day – evidenced by the tourists, shoppers and businessmen […]

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